A woke Chicago lawmaker has been mocked for wearing an 'eat nan rich' t-shirt contempt her earning a $130,000 salary.
A image of Northwest Side Alderwoman Rossana Rodriguez Sanchez was posted connected X (formally known arsenic Twitter) arsenic she donned a achromatic 'eat nan rich' garment astatine a caller event.
Sanchez was soon bullied for her prime of clothing, arsenic she makes $70,000 much than nan mean net of Chicagoans.
Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson and 48 alderpeople are group to person raises successful 2024, moreover arsenic nan metropolis faces a $500million-plus fund shortfall.
A image of of Northwest Side Alderwoman Rossana Rodriguez Sanchez was posted connected X (formally known arsenic Twitter ) arsenic she donned a achromatic 'eat nan rich' garment (pictured)
Originally from Puerto Rico, Sanchez is nan first Latinx Alderwoman to correspond nan 33rd ward of Chicago
Sanchez, of nan 33rd ward, was 1 of only 2 metropolis officials that declined to return a salary raise.
The 2 officials went connected to nonstop signed statements to nan city's Office of Budget Management to move down nan salary increase.
Before she was successful office, Sanchez worked arsenic a younker pedagogue and dabbled successful organization groups arsenic an organizer and activist.
She is besides a mother and resident of nan Albany Park vicinity successful Chicago.
According to nan alderwoman's website, immoderate of her priorities for her organization see 'protecting vicinity affordability, supporting our ward's migrant population, young people, and divers communities, and creating much antiauthoritarian processes truthful that ward residents are progressive successful nan decisions that effect their lives.'
In caller times, nan lawmaker took it upon herself to sojourn a caller shelter that opened successful her ward and addressed nan rumor of overworked employees.
The Chicago Tribune reported that arsenic Sanchez was connected her measurement into nan Brands Park shelter, she was told she had to 'schedule a sojourn successful advance'.
'They couldn't support maine out. I still went done nan door, and I said, "No, I'm not leaving," Sanchez said.
The alderwoman persisted that Favorite Staffing labor astatine that shelter, and others astir nan metropolis were completing truthful overmuch overtime because of nan 'corporate mindset'.
Sanchez besides went connected to talk astir really libraries successful Chicago request to stay inclusive and effort to debar 'conservative thoughts' astatine a fund meeting.
In nan gathering she said: 'I deliberation that this is profoundly related to nan budget. What do we request successful bid to guarantee that we person a robust strategy that is strengthening nan captious reasoning of our city?'
In 2020 nan lawmaker besides went arsenic acold arsenic to send a missive to Joe Biden pleading for nan president to not let Rahm Emanuel subordinate his administration.
Sanchez said that nan Chicago organization 'broke retired successful cheers' erstwhile Biden was announced arsenic President, and compared it to really nan metropolis reacted Rahm Emanuel, Chicago's erstwhile politician near nan office.
She past went connected to opportunity how Rahm Emanuel was highly bullied by nan city's organization and listed circumstantial examples of what he did.
She claimed that Emanuel 'covered up nan constabulary execution of seventeen-year-old Laquan McDonald successful 2014.'
She past went connected to mention that he besides closed 50 nationalist schools and half of nan city's intelligence wellness clinics, on pinch different instances.
In August Sanchez signed disconnected connected a nonprofit developer's scheme to build 100 percent affordable lodging successful Irving Park for Indigenous people, Block Club Chicago reported.
Originally from Puerto Rico, Sanchez is nan first Latinx Alderwoman to correspond nan 33rd ward of Chicago and is nan chair of nan migration committee on nan City Council’s Latino Caucus. She is besides a personnel of nan Progressive Caucus.
'Alderwoman Rodriguez-Sanchez has been a lifelong advocator for nationalist education, labour rights, and nan wellbeing of younker and families,' her website said.
DailyMail.com contacted nan Alderwoman's agency for comment.
In 2021 Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (pictured) made headlines erstwhile she wore a achromatic gown that publication 'Tax nan Rich' successful reddish overgarment to nan Met Gala
AOC moreover sported a reddish bag (pictured) to nan arena that besides publication 'Tax nan Rich' connected it successful achromatic letters
In 2021 Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made headlines erstwhile she wore a achromatic gown that publication 'Tax nan Rich' successful reddish overgarment to nan Met Gala.
Ethics investigators looked into her aft her unforgettable quality and revealed that they person 'substantial logic to believe' that AOC violated morals pinch her attendance.
A number of blimpish groups besides asked nan committee to look into the New York Democratic congresswoman being comped $35,000 for nan gala.
According to investigators, AOC's unit didn't salary for her rental dress, makeup, and different accessories until February 2022 - astir a twelvemonth aft nan gala.